Murder in the Library: The Best Anthologies of Hard-Boiled, Noir & Pulp Reprints

Until the eighties, I don't think anyone had ever thought of doing a collection of original private eye stories. Oh, there'd certainly been some amazing volumes of reprinted tales, full of hard-boiled cops and cabbies and reporters and other dicks and janes who made trouble their business. It took Robert Randisi and the crew at … Continue reading Murder in the Library: The Best Anthologies of Hard-Boiled, Noir & Pulp Reprints

Murder in the Library: Other Mystery Anthologies Worth Hunting For

Worthwhile collections of original and reprinted stories┬áthat don't necessarily feature private eyes exclusively Until the eighties, I don't think anyone had ever thought of doing a collection of just private eye stories. ┬áBut that doesn't mean there weren't plenty of great private eye short stories, novellas, novelettes and the like, both classic reprints and edgy … Continue reading Murder in the Library: Other Mystery Anthologies Worth Hunting For

Murder in the Library: The Best Anthologies of Original P.I. Stories

Until 1984, I don't think anyone had ever thought of doing a collection of just original private eye stories. Oh, there'd certainly been some amazing volumes of reprinted tales, full of hard-boiled cops and cabbies and reporters and other dicks and janes (private and public) who made trouble their business. But it took Robert Randisi … Continue reading Murder in the Library: The Best Anthologies of Original P.I. Stories